Water: An Indian Express Series

Water is everywhere, in the air we breathe, in our food and drink, in the electronics we use. There is no life without water. Tune in every Tuesday, to follow Ameya Nagarajan as she explores the story of water in India.

Water: An Indian Express SeriesWater is everywhere, in the air we breathe, in our food and drink, in the electronics we use. There is no life without water. Tune in every Tuesday, to follow Ameya Nagarajan as she explores the story of water in India.
Episode 8 August 7, 2018

Turning the tide

On the last episode of water, we explore the ways urban settlements contribute to the degradation of rivers. We also learn what national water policy has to say about conservation and restoration of water bodies,...

Episode 7 July 31, 2018

River of love

India is a land of many rivers, and rivers are deeply wound into our history (Sapta-Sindhu), culture and religion. In this episode, we take a trip down the religious history of the Yamuna, not the...

Episode 6 July 24, 2018

Countering the crisis

Water is the news again, because it is summer and we're running short, but also because NITI Aayog published a report that makes very scary predictions: 40% of Indians will not have access to drinking...

Episode 05 July 17, 2018

Where have all the rivers gone?

In today's episode, we take a look at rivers and how they work.

Episode 4 July 10, 2018

Forces of nature

In today's episode, we consider the changing patterns of rainfall and explore how the monsoon behaves differently these days. What does it mean if we get more rain on individual days but fewer days with...

Episode 3 July 3, 2018

The rain men

In this episode of Water, Ameya encounters the complexity of predicting the weather and its history in India. Speaking to a scientist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the Secretary of the Ministry...

Episode 2 June 26, 2018

Singing about the rain

How the monsoon is important to India, not just economically, but also culturally

Episode 1 June 23, 2018

Welcome to Water: An Indian Express Series

Understand the different ways India relates to water, from myth and legend to economics and agriculture